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Table 2 Trauma resource availability and stock management at low and high resource availability hospitals in Ghana

From: Assessment of local supply chains and stock management practices for trauma care resources in Ghana: a comparative small sample cross-sectional study

  Low resource availability hospitals High resource availability hospitals
Item Number of facilities who had stock card for product Number of facilities with stock card updated Number of facilities experiencing stock out on day of visit Number of facilities who had stock card for product Number of facilities with stock card updated Number of facilities experiencing stock out on day of visit
Airway (A) resources
 Oral airways 3 2 0 3 1 0
 Nasal airways 3 1 1 2 0 0
 Nasal cannula 5 3 1 5 2 0
 Oxygen masks 5 2 2 4 2 0
 Endotracheal tubes 5 2 3 4 2 0
 Bougie 3 0 2 3 2 1
 Endotracheal and tracheostomy ties 5 3 0 4 3 0
 Yankauer tips 4 2 2 3 2 0
 Suction tubing 4 2 2 3 2 0
 Nasogastric tubes 4 2 1 4 2 0
 Cervical collars 4 1 3 4 3 1
Breathing (B) resources
 Chest tubes 2 2 0 5 3 1
 Underwater seal containters     4 2 0
 Bag-valve-mask 4 2 1 5 3 0
 Ventilator circuit tubing 1 1 0 2 1 0
Circulation (C) resources
 Blood pressure cuffs 5 3 0 3 2 1
 Spirit (isopropyl alcohol) 5 3 0 4 2 0
 Absorbent cotton wool 5 3 0 4 3 0
 IV cannulas 5 3 0 5 3 0
 IV fluid administration sets 4 2 0 5 3 0
 Blood administration sets 3 2 0 5 3 0
 Intraosseous needles     3 2 3
 Central venous access sets 2 1 1 3 2 0
 Syringes 5 2 0 4 3 0
 Sharps disposable container 4 2 1 5 2 0
 Cardiac monitor leads 2 0 1 2 1 0
 Electrocardiogram leads 5 1 1 4 2 1
 Electrocardiogram paper 1 1 1 3 2 0
 Defibrillator pads 1 1 0 2 1 0
 Urine dipsticks 5 3 0 3 2 0
 Urinary catheters 5 3 0 5 3 0
 Urinary and drainage catch-bags 5 3 0 5 3 0
Disability (D) and exposure (E) resources
 Splint padding material 2 2 0 3 2 0
 Plaster of Paris 3 2 0 4 3 0
 Gloves (examination) 5 3 0 5 4 0
 Face masks 5 3 0 5 3 0
 Eye protection 5 3 0 4 2 0
Adjunct and other resources
 Xray development supplies 1 1 0 4 2 0
 Ultrasound gel 5 3 1 5 3 0
 Iodine or chlorhexidine 1 1 0 3 2 0
 Disposable needles 5 2 0 4 3 0
 Otoscope tips 3 0 1 3 2 1
 Glucose test strips 5 3 0 4 2 0
 Finger stick lancets 5 3 1 5 3 0
 Insulin needles 5 3 1 4 2 0
Surgical resources
 Scalpel blades 5 4 0 5 3 0
 Surgical drains 2 2 0 4 3 1
 Sutures 5 2 0 5 3 0
 Sterile gauze 5 3 0 4 3 0
 Sterile bandages 5 2 0 4 3 0
 Gloves (sterile) 5 3 0 5 3 1